Officials have delayed the launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket with the European-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft from Cape Canaveral by two days to Feb. 7, a ripple effect from time spent fixing a minor issue last week during a ...

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By Valerie Vlasenko The third edition of the Finnish Satellite Workshop kicked off on 20-22 January 2020 in Espoo. The major event for the space industry and science in Finland saw a gathering of nearly 800 professionals and covered the most important ...

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SpaceX and the Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat have signed a contract to launch the Nilesat 301 communications craft on a Falcon 9 rocket in 2022, SpaceX confirmed this week. ...

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Installing new coolant pumps in a $2 billion cosmic ray detector aboard the International Space Station required three complex spacewalks rivaling work to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. A fourth excursion Saturday was needed to finish the job, verifying spliced coolant lines ...

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During a fourth spacewalk Saturday to wrap up repairs of the coolant system in a $2 billion cosmic ray detector, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and Drew Morgan discovered a leak in one of eight coolant lines that were spliced into a new ...

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U.S. Space Force statement: The seal “honors the Department of the Air Force’s proud history” WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday evening unveiled on Twitter the seal of the U.S. Space Force. “After consultation with our Great Military Leaders, designers, and ...

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SatellitePro ME addresses all aspects of the satellite industry, covering the key vertical markets including Oil & Gas, Broadcast, Telco, Maritime, Government & Military, Aviation and Enterprise. Experts discuss the paramount issues within the industry, from interference and regulation to ...

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The seal for Star Trek’s fictional Starfleet Command has some design elements in common with the seal for the U.S. Space Force. (CBS / Space Force Images via Twitter)We don’t know whether Mr. ...

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WASHINGTON — The battery malfunction that put DirecTV’s Spaceway-1 satellite at risk of exploding has a “very low likelihood” of occuring on other satellites, according to the satellite’s manufacturer, Boeing.  Spaceway-1 was the first of three virtually identical Spaceway satellites ...

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WASHINGTON — The leadership of the House Science Committee introduced a NASA authorization bill Jan. 24 that seeks to significantly alter NASA’s current plans to return humans to the moon and make them part of an effort to send humans ...

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